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MP3 of "Statesboro Blues" by Blind Willie Mctell
GH Chambers -
The singer may be his wife Kate. According to Wikipedia, they were married in 1934 and performed together until 1939. The sound quality seems more like that period than the late 1920s.
Subject: Statesboro blues
Great song! I takes me back to when I was a little girl listening to my granddad's old records.Not to mention it was inspired by my hometown!
Mr Lansom -
Subject: Thats alright Blind Man, pass the whiskey and play one mo'.
History don' matta much when you playin dem low down blues now does it chil'. History jes another problem to sing 'bout. It'll be alright.
And I "jam in my car" all the time to this and other country blues of that era! Great stuff for driving or anything else.
This is actually from 1928? No friggin way!!!
Not awesome, not somethin you are gonna jam to EVER in your car...but wow. As someone who TRIES to appreciate history and where our music comes from this is one heck of a tid bit of legacy...
Thank you whomever uploaded this jem...
Thank you archive.org -- THIS is why you are here.
Subject: amazing recording
this is a must listen for any true allman bros fan
Subject: A Must Listen for Allman Brothers fans
This is one impressive little recording. The record it came from is a bit scratchy, but since you need only listen to this once (and never forget it), it does not matter. Really cool find, Archive!
Subject: Statesboro Blues
A timeless figerpicked 12-string guitar blues classic, this song was blind Atlanta guitarist Willie McTell's first hit record, recorded in Atlanta in 1928.